Topic: parenting

Damon Linker has “made clear repeatedly” that he supports gay marriage, and yet he is “troubled by the equally stunning lack of charity, magnanimity, and tolerance displayed by many gay marriage ... discuss

“At the abortion clinic where I worked, I readily believed all of the misinformation fed to me about the “antis” holding those gory signs outside. I was told that pro-lifers cared nothing about ... discuss

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law a pro-life state budget that funds pregnancy centers providing women with abortion alternatives and could close abortion clinics that can’t meet bas ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Annie Ahern lived for only 14 hours and 58 minutes after birth, but two years later, acts of kindness in her honor are still spreading across her home state of Oklahoma. At 19 ... discuss

There isn’t anything easy about parenting. There isn’t anything easy about parenting girls. For that reason I enjoyed reading through Andy Farmer’s little booklet A Fath ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — “Mama, where is you?” calls Eddie. He’s looking for his mother who is being interviewed for a documentary about how Eddie came to be in her life. It’s a beautiful stor ... discuss

Background information on Masterly Inactivity here. Here’s a summary of chapter 3 of volume 3, where Mason introduces the concept of Masterly Inactivity: Parents have a keen sense of their own r ... discuss

Most of us who read Charlotte Mason’s original six volumes meet the term ‘masterly inactivity’ there for the first time, and we are generally puzzled by it.  Often we come away thin ... discuss

Yahoo Parenting’s website is trumpeting what it claims is the rise in popularity of “gender-neutral” baby names. ... discuss

The South Carolina legislature is working to pass a 20-week abortion ban that will not include rape or incest exceptions; however it will have an exception. Dr. Robert Ridgeway, democrat representativ ... discuss

Wow, it's been awhile since I've had a chance to post here. We took a three week road trip out to California for Ria's college graduation, which was a lovely event and really a great, but crazy trip. ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Radically Normal by Josh Kelley ($1.99); God’s Indwelling Presence by James Hamilton ($0.99); Believer’s Baptism by Thomas Schreiner ($0.99); T ... discuss

God has given parents the responsibility of protecting their children from the evils of society and the sinful traps of the world.  That responsibility transcends a good security system.  Protectin ... discuss

“First comes marriage, then the baby carriage.” As the playground rhyme declares, even children recognize how marriage and newborn life are tightly intertwined. In the pro-life movement, marriage ... discuss

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman who dropped her toddler into a Cleveland zoo's cheetah pit has been sentenced to a year of probation that includes counseling and parenting classes. ... discuss

Imagine a world without dads. Ok. The exercise is over, because you wouldn’t be here to imagine anything if it weren’t for those who are 50% biologically responsible for your existence. Nature is ... discuss

There's something to be said for two-parent families. In response to a new analysis of census data, David Leonhardt writes in the New York Times, "Evidence suggests that children usually benefit from ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Two years ago the Fretz family’s world was forever changed when their baby boy was born too soon. At just 19 weeks and 6 days gestation, Lexi Fretz rushed to the ER in labor ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Transgenderism is much in the news, animated in large part by Bruce Jenner's reportedly air-brushed photograph of himself as a woman on the c ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Before little Easton was born, doctors told his parents, Danielle Orris and Brenden DeJong, that he would die. During an ultrasound, they were unable to see a bladder or kidne ... discuss

Care Net, a national network of 1,130 pregnancy centers, has announced that over the last six years, they’ve saved over 388,000 unborn children from abortion. According to their website, the organiz ... discuss

The other day I blogged about NARAL’s obnoxious tweet, “Being pro-choice *is* fundamentally about *parenting!”       It followed news that their president, Ilyse Hogue, announced ... discuss

In Chicago, a judge has sided against a man who wanted frozen embryos he created with his former girlfriend destroyed. The embryos are in the custody of Karla Dunston, who was diagnosed with lymphoma ... discuss

Birthmothers are not defined by how many children they have had, how many they parent, nor even if they themselves have previously adopted. They are defined by their love and protection of a child the ... discuss

just-another-pro-life-girl: Birthright International Sisters of Life Option Line The Nurturing Network Good Counsel Maternity Homes The Good Counsel Network (UK) LIFE Charity (UK) Cardinal Winning Pr ... discuss

Wendy Davis’ only claim to fame is that she filibustered a bill in Texas to ban abortions on babies after 20 weeks of pregnancy. After that infamous move resulted in a landslide defeat at the po ... discuss

  Sometimes your words can save a life  Adam Peters    Part of being a friend means being ready to help out. That can involve al ... discuss

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 College students have their babies and succeed despite pro-abortion pressureBy Sarah Terzo An article in The American Feminist talked about how difficult it is for pregnant college ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: The Last Christian on Earth by Os Guinness ($1.99); Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel ($2.99); No Compromise by Melody Green ($2.99); Jesus Among Other G ... discuss

A woman whose abortion at 23 weeks landed her in the hospital spoke out recently about her regret and the harm her decision has cost her. Jessica D. was interviewed by Al Kresta along with pro-life ad ... discuss

Mrs. Darwin wrote about a recent encounter that left her with the "wound that will not heal" — hatred toward an old lady who shrieked at her child in a restaurant.As we were finishing up everything, ... discuss

The Missouri General Assembly adopted legislation during this year’s session which will dramatically increase funding for alternatives to abortion programs.  The authorization for enhanced fund ... discuss

From the pro-abortion perspective, if there is a foundational principle, it is that no matter what the outcome, the decision must always rest exclusively in the hands of the mother. Even when the choi ... discuss

I’ve got just a few new Kindle deals for you: The Penguin Classic edition of Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan ($2.60); Making a Difference in Preaching by Haddon Ro ... discuss

By Katie Heller, Web Writer Children first learn about love from their mom and dad. Could you imagine growing up feeling that every day you had to compete for or wait for your parent’s love and att ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer Do you agree that men and women are different? Do you believe that they have different perspectives? That they often express emotions differently? If you were on ... discuss

MISSIONCORPS MEMBER - LIVE-IN VOLUNTEER Hospitality, FT VolunteerMaggie's Place (Phoenix, AZ)Maggie's Place provides houses of hospitality and ongoing support to help pregnant and parenting women in n ... discuss

It’s not controversial when life begins. Except for when we start talking about abortion, then people want to pretend it’s above their pay grade. I just came across this little snippet fro ... discuss

In Chile, new “abortion tutorials” have gone viral that show women how to have dangerous “accidental abortions” in order to get around the pro-life nation’s abortion ban.  Chile is ... discuss

I don't know when "everyone in Florida is crazy" became a thing, but all of a sudden there are a spate of stories on a regular basis in which people in Florida do bizarre things. Such as this couple, ... discuss

While I know you can’t be with us right now as we are rushing around from campus to campus hosting events and training leaders before the school year comes to an end, I want to give you an insid ... discuss

Late abortion is considered very controversial because after 20-weeks, not only can babies feel pain— they can potentially live outside the womb. This is especially true for unborn babies who are be ... discuss

As LifeNews previously reported, Nick Loeb has filed a lawsuit against Modern Family actress, Sofia Vergara, in an attempt to stop her from destroying a pair of frozen embryos they created while they ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Viewers expressed shock, sadness, and outrage after watching Live Action’s “What is Human?” undercover video, which details horrors within America’s late-term abortio ... discuss

I've said it before but fostering is one of the hardest things ever.  It is definitely a calling.  One of the things people ask us all the time is "are you keeping her?".  The thing is ... discuss

Some of my readers will remember that my alma mater is a small Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) Bible college named Fairhaven Baptist College (in Chesterton, IN). I wanted to make people aware of ... discuss

A second California legislative committee has approved a bill that would compel pregnancy centers that provide women with abortion alternatives to promote and refer women for abortions. The Committee ... discuss

Snippets? A liberal ponders Baltimore, and while he professes to be optimistic certainly seems not to be. His optimism is founded on “hopefully we’ll have an exceptional leader” is ... discuss

One of the key issues regularly raised in the debate over redefining marriage to include same-sex couples has to do with the well-being of children. Defenders of the historical and natural definition ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-21-15)/AUL -- Care Net and Americans United for Life joined the Colorado State Legislature today in praising the work of pregnancy care centers in a special resolution recognizi ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom/April 16, 2015-- Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. But ... discuss

A California committee has approved a bill that would force pregnancy centers providing women with abortion alternatives to refer women for abortions. Thousands of pregnancy centers across the nation ... discuss

I was arrested when I was 12 years old, a week after 6th grade had ended. It did not bode well for the summer before moving up to the junior high school. I was not alone though. My best friend Mike an ... discuss

Top Ten Hints for a Successful MarriageHere are ten practical exhortations to keep your marriage sharp, happy, and as effective a ministry as it can be.10) Take Nothing for Granted.Routine can be comf ... discuss

This is a re-post from 2009, when Anne-with-an-e was 15:~~~~~When Anne-with-an-e was much younger, she was very sensitive. A picture of Jesus on the Cross could reduce her to tears. Singing certain hy ... discuss

from Jill by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith examines a New York Times article which celebrates “a woman who waxes ecstatically about choosing ... discuss

The women served by TNN have varying ethnic backgrounds, ages, education levels and occupations. But the characteristics that they share include the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy, and the commitmen ... discuss

Fresh research has just tossed a grenade into the incendiary issue of same-sex parenting. Writing in the British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, a peer-reviewed journal, Amer ... discuss

It has been a while since I have felt I had anything much to write.  Most days by the time I get a few minutes where I could write, I am so depleted and exhausted that I feel I don't have anythin ... discuss

Posted by Care Net on Dec 14, 2014 1:57:00 PM ="section post-body">Since most clients are women, new ... discuss

Cross Posted at Live Action WasillsJacob Wasill was nine when he shared his adoption story with his class. He was stunned and hurt when the response of one of his classmates was…”Hmmm, ... discuss

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2015 /Christian Newswire -- Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) made national news last week when he changed his position on abortion from protecting the rights of the preborn to dismiss ... discuss

1. Genetic IdentityLet’s start with the most basic observation.  It is biologically false to say that the unborn is not an individual.  In living things, the instructions for their physiol ... discuss

America:  The National Catholic Review, January 19-26, 2015 Issue, by Serrin M. Foster Recovering the pro-life roots of the women’s movementON THE MOVE. A suffrage parade, New York City, M ... discuss

Apparently, you won’t have to wait until the summer to get your homeschool inspiration on this year. Great Homeschool Conventions is branching out into the Lone Star State in a big way with a n ... discuss

Ever since God has granted abolitionists the grace to see our apathy toward abortion and the strength to repent of it, we have been endeavoring to awaken fellow Christians to the same. Yet most of us ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Married with no plan of having children, Inga Wismer was very much pro-choice when she found out she was pregnant. Her husband, who was adamant about not having children, told ... discuss

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

Ellen Galinsky wrote this about parenthood in the 1980s. Do you think it's still true today?"The studies of life-span psychology, like those of adult development, have also minimized the place of pare ... discuss

Eleven days to go in the funding campaign. Here are some topics to be covered in Parenting Autism: prevalence rates and what they mean for the future; protecting parent and child mental health; dealin ... discuss

Motherhood is like Ivan Drago, it will break you, if you let it. Mouthy kids, messy house, everybody obstinate, demands unending, crying, whining, clinging, pestering, need, need, need. It is utterly ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 5Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by Supreme last August:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we believe that “women deserve better than abortion” and w ... discuss

In a recent address, Pope Francis described the family as the, "primary place for education, the community of love and life in which every person learns to relate to others and to the world." He conti ... discuss

This week was the week my teenagers took their first high-school standardized test: the PSAT. It was the bomb that went off in our week. I like to see where my kids are regardless of the fact that w ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Lauran Bunting faced a bit of culture shock when she headed to public high school as a freshman after being homeschooled. Having been raised Christian, she had morals that sh ... discuss

I agonized over whether to blog this or not.  I considered the privacy of our family. The confidentiality of my son. The acquaintances who may have elevated our family too much and will be crushe ... discuss

Foster parenting can be a lonely business. It is tough to go out into the world and join playdates and homeschool co ops with families who just don't get it. Many try and many are willing to jump in ... discuss

In my day job, I work as a nanny for three adorable children. The brother-sister twins are almost a year and a half, and their older brother, Sam, is four. I’ve learned some things that I more or le ... discuss

Many of us go into this adoption thing knowing adoption is hard, but the extent to that difficulty is often not grasped. It wasn't for me. I knew that both of our adopted kiddos had suffered trauma, ... discuss

Motherhood is like Ivan Drago, it will break you, if you let it. Mouthy kids, messy house, everybody obstinate, demands unending, crying, whining, clinging, pestering, need, need, need. It is utterly ... discuss

Poor Richard Dawkins, he's a bright lad, but he just can't help stepping in it, can he?Now he's gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down syndrome by suggesting we should ... discuss

Newsweek has a long article on Lila Rose’s and Katie Stack’s respective undercover trips into abortion clinics and pregnancy centers.  What’s really interesting to me is how Katie Stack (wh ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

I was recently reading about an upcoming conference at the Vatican entitled, "The Pastoral Project of Evangelii Gaudium” to implement the Holy Father's new apostolic exhortation, "The Joy of the Gos ... discuss

The joys of parenting begin when the news first hits our ears...we're going to have a baby! Then we get to revel in all the shopping of baby items, planning of baby showers and dreaming of all that we ... discuss

I've been busy researching and writing my first book about autism. Please consider lending your support by donating and'or spreading the word. Thanks! div> ... discuss

--1-- The Podcast Is UpI swear I'm going to have to stop talking about the occult. Blogtalk Radio and Facebook are starting to SPAM me with how-tos for Satanism. Next week will be about putting your g ... discuss

“If you want to know what people really think about kids with Down syndrome, tell someone you’re thinking of getting one.” Kari Wagner-Peck recalls the responses she received when she and her hu ... discuss

St. Paul, MN, Jan. 21, 2014 – Why would a relatively obscure author take on the heavy weight giants when it comes to parenthood and the raising of children? In her sixth book, Mothers Forever, Fathe ... discuss

The title of this blog post is taken from a Christian song by the same name, written by Mark Hall for Casting Crowns sometime around 2002.   You may remember the chorus, that says something ... discuss

Social science is a sham. That’s what I take from Helen Rittelmeyer’s superlative February 2014 First Things essay, “Bloodless Moralism.” Claims to objectivity are a smokescreen—those who pr ... discuss

Scheduling sex has become so ubiquitous that Netmums, the parenting website, has ranked it among the biggest parenting trends of 2014. But don't worry, says Sally Peck. This is hardly a sex scandal of ... discuss

AP: "A Kansas legislative committee has commemorated an abortion-related anniversary with a live demonstration of ultrasound tests on two pregnant women and by agreeing to sponsor a bill restricting s ... discuss

Recollections of strict, unaffectionate parents were more common among young adults with an unhealthy attachment to Internet use, compared to their peers, in a new Greek study. Original PostingRead mo ... discuss

In the First Book of Samuel which we are reading now in daily Mass, we see are rather stunning portrait of poor parenting and poor priestly leadership in the person of of High Priest of the Sanctuary ... discuss

From "Witless Facebook Anecdotes" to "Is your child wittier than Oscar Wilde?": a (spoof) parenting magazine we could all stand to read.     Original PostingRead more →The po ... discuss

Dan Peterson at Patheos: I remarked the other day that, in the ongoing debate about same-sex “marriage,” I’ve been struck by how rarely — at least in my reading — advocates of SSM mention th ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Kevin DeYoung   • Category: General Christian Interest   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2013)   •& ... discuss

If the title of this blog post sounds familiar to any of you, it should.  It is the name of a song written by Steven Curtis Chapman in the early 90s, I believe.   It impacted me so grea ... discuss

  Pro-life women under 40 know that abor ... discuss

  New Mexico groups promote same-sex “marriage” as a benefit to kids, ignoring the evidence by Kir ... discuss

After reading Dr. Land's article "Adoption: The Best Option," I was reminded of a recent television show produced by the Oprah Winfrey network titled "Fatherless Sons" Lifeclass. On that sho ... discuss

Two years ago, in October 2011, Dr Brian Skotko published the results of his survey of families of people with Down syndrome. It proved that the overwhelming experience of raising a child with Down sy ... discuss

foundationlife.netChildren in California will be able to legally have three parents under a new law that critics have branded a “Trojan horse for the same-sex marriage agenda.”The new legislation ... discuss

This year scientists announced a major breakthrough and a possible gene therapy for Down Syndrome. In cells taken from a person with Downs, they were able to silence the extra 21st chromosome. Th ... discuss

Empathy is a learned skill, not a personality trait, and essential to emotional well-being. Empathy, at its core, is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, putting yourself in so ... discuss

“…drug testing largely spotlights the substances that harm adults– not the ones that harm the infants.  Alcohol, for instance, is not illegal and it won’t turn up in a drug te ... discuss

Luke turned ten in August.  Ten years ago, I was a 24 year old new mom who had it all figured out.  Funny.  Ten years in.  I have it less figured out that a decade ago.  As I ... discuss

About ten years ago, I wrote this article for a parenting magazine, and it's been on my mind again lately because I'm at yet another stage of life wherein I feel like "a new mom."Homeschooling this ye ... discuss

The following excellent article is by Stephanie Gray, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Canadian Centre For Bio-Ethical Reform. “I’m pregnant, and I want an abortion.” How should one ... discuss

I mentioned in my last article, most of the public shaming implemented as a form of discipline have been exacted on daughters and not sons. So I want to take some time to shed light on why this i ... discuss

I’m sure you’re familiar with the latest story about Utah dad, Scott Mackintosh who donned a pair of homemade Daisy Duke-like shorts while on a family outing, to convince his 19-year-old daughter ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email of a ... discuss

Talk for World Union of Women’s Catholic Organisations (WUCWO)Leeds, September 6 2013My name is Robert Colquhoun and I am the campaign director for the 40 days for life campaign in the United Kingd ... discuss

Absolute must-read from Jennifer Lahl at Christianity Today: The fact that so many people fail to consider the moral implications of IVF suggests that in the age of fertility treatments, surrogates, ... discuss

Two weeks ago today, I celebrated my 24th birthday! So, yes, this post is overdue and I've been slacking a little with blogging... that's only because so much has been going on... Anyways, I wanted to ... discuss

The big news in Kindle deals today is that we’ve got 10 Cruciform Press titles marked down to $0.99 each. Here they are: Torn to Heal by Mike Leake; Modest by Tim Challies & R.W. Glenn ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

[M]y partner and I began to discuss various scenarios. Adoption sounded good. After all, we barely knew each other’s family. rrived at Planned Parenthood for our appointment, we were quickly sized u ... discuss

Soraya Chemaly Demands ‘Responsible-Sex-Is-Good’ Parenting By Katie Yoder Forget t ... discuss

The time is here… Transcript Time. First stages are unfolding and I’ve found myself with burning eyes from researching online. So far I’ve come up with a list (which I borrowed from ... discuss

Since it is now August, I have been reflecting on August 2009. I am celebrating both the month of my birth and my spiritual birthday. I oftentimes talk about how four years ago this month, the Lord in ... discuss

According to the AP, A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, accor ... discuss

A year ago August 3rd, our adoption of Jacob was finalized. Little did I know this was just the beginning. I think I went into adoption thinking that it was the fairy tale that it looked to be. I w ... discuss

As is my usual I'm going to write on how I get it wrong so that you can get it right. One of the many ways I tend to take my marriage for granted is by shirking our Date Night.We have endless reasons ... discuss

Much has been written lately about the flurry of pro-life legislation that states have been passing recently. It has led to many questions at the MCCL office from both our members and the media seekin ... discuss

AbstractThe New Family Structures Study (NFSS) is a social-science data-collection project that fielded a survey to a large, random sample of American young adults (ages 18–39) who were raised in di ... discuss

AbstractIn 2005, the American Psychological Association (APA) issued an official brief on lesbian and gay parenting. This brief included the assertion: “Not a single study has found children of lesb ... discuss

The abortion lobby keeps trying to pass legislation to correct what they see as "false advertising" by pregnancy help centers. They claim that the full weight of law needs to go into making it clear t ... discuss

Hannah Rose shares her very personal story of abortion, a renewed life with Jesus, and the loss of her daughter Lily. Please watch the following videos and then read the excerpt about her journey. &n ... discuss

I have had a couple of people ask me recently, what the hardest part of fostering is, what my advice would be for those who are considering it and just my overall impression. I wasn't sure how to ans ... discuss

beautiful photo used by permission: Gilbert Lennox In my last post, I shared why I no longer follow John Piper and "Desiring God" ministry, but I continue to love him ... discuss

This is a different kind of blog than any I thought I might be writing a year ago.  I've thought of writing photography blogs, parenting blogs, personal blogs, music blogs, and book blogs.   ... discuss

As I was looking for something interesting to do with chicken legs I was thawing for supper I came upon some conclusions.  Not having potatoes I couldn’t rightfully make “cooked supper”&nbs ... discuss

I'm sorting through my blog posts and remembered that a couple of years ago I wrote a guest blog for (that's Christian Stay-At-Home-Moms).  I gave them the rights to the post and they r ... discuss

March 8, 2013 Dear Ms. Gisburne: Thank you for contacting me about abortion (post - Effects of Abortion on Society, February 13, 2013). I appreciate hearing from you. While abortion is ... discuss

(Taken from Read full article here)Develop a realistic attitude about nighttime parentingBeware of sleep trainersStay flexibleDecide where baby sleeps bestGet baby used to a variety of ... discuss

Cloth Diaper Guru posted an article by guest writer Beth Leistensnider, founder and president of CatBird Baby Inc. Her company’s mission is to create beautiful, functional, and modern products that ... discuss

Alan Shlemon, of Stand to Reason, returns to Echo Zoe Radio for this episode to discuss Same-Sex Marriage. This is a weighty and charged topic, and comes with a lot of emotional baggage on both sides ... discuss

He is responsible for the death of millions of unborn babies, both by his own hand and from his relentless activism in support of abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy. He sponsored Ca ... discuss

As luck would have it, I have been graciously asked to contribute to The Home Front blog on the National Review website.  The blog is billed as "Politics, culture, and American life — from the fam ... discuss

Two weeks ago there was a headline about a North Carolina teen who was barred from having a picture with her 1-year-old son in her high school yearbook. The students had been encouraged to bring pe ... discuss

  ... that I'm also encouraging them to share with their friends. First, wait to have sex until you are truly ready for parenthood with the baby's father for the child's entire lifetime. Yes, I'm ju ... discuss

="MsoNormal">Shortly before Barbara died she finished writing this wonderful book.  In many ways,  it is a culmination of her literary life's work. I finished editing it after she left us ... discuss

...and completely ignores what we all know about predators, not to mention teenage boys. In the shadow of the Gosnell tragedy that is finally getting some light even from the Left, this may seem like ... discuss

When we decided to go into foster parenting, we went in full steam ahead, knowing that is what God was calling us to. Then Jacob came along, and threw an unexpected and amazing wrench in that plan. ... discuss

If I had a dime for every time someone said to me, "I could never be a foster parent, It would hurt too much to give them back, I just couldn't do it.", well I'd be rich. That is the typical reaction ... discuss

Like our Facebook page and then you can leave your questions for other Q and A Thursdays! Q.  What are your favorite books for the preschool age, and why? I have listed many of our favorites with so ... discuss

Pretty sobering words, aren’t they? I’m equally as guilty of Titus 1:16 as most everyone. In fact, even recently, up until a couple months before I had probably the most profound, life-c ... discuss

Today is World Down Syndrome Day, established by the United Nations one year ago to bring public awareness about Down Syndrome and create a single global voice advocating for those with Down Syndrome. ... discuss

It is a day for celebration in our busy household!Today marks three years since our amazing, beautiful wonder-baby, Ezekiel, joined our family and brought us the kind of light and joy that came unexpe ... discuss

My husband and I's primary goal as parents has never been to be our children's buddy, or to win their love. We've never intended to be their best friend or someone they admired. We greatly desire f ... discuss

Women in the priesthood comments are found throughout the media, voiced largely by outsiders to the Catholic Church, either non-Catholics or those who have willingly distanced themselves from the Chur ... discuss

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Christina and I were sitting on my bed, listening to Marco Rubio's rebuttal of the State of the Union speech. I was calm, not expecting any surprises, when he said,"I want to offer school choice to al ... discuss

In Book 3 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses we find a version of the story of Narcissus.  Son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope, Narcissus was stunningly handsome but haughty, breaking ... discuss

Dear Sweet Jacob,I sit here tonight reflecting on this past year.  Your birthmom was getting ready to give birth to you a year ago and we had no clue what amazing things the Lord had in store for ... discuss

I just read an article in one of the New York Times “parenting” blogs that said ebooks for kids aren’t as good as books for a child’s learning progress. The … Read on...e ... discuss

Here's the bad news about yesterday's "Keeping It Clean in 4 Easy (Enough) Steps" post: you have to build about 6 weeks of momentum before the temptation to quit stops stopping you. Oh, and here's wor ... discuss

Anyone else feel like it really is a tide that is turning these days? The American College of Nurse Midwives issued a statement in support of working towards quality, competent care for trans and ge ... discuss

What was the best new (to you) author you discovered last year? Jacques Ellul. I read The Technological Society and Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes What was your favorite new (to y ... discuss

--- 1 ---This is my first shot at 7 Quick Takes Friday so I have no idea what to talk about.  Is announcing that I don't know what to talk about considered a "quick take?"--- 2 ---It's been almo ... discuss

One of the most common things we've heard as foster parents is "I could never do that" and then there are various phrases that follow that one.  "I would get too attached", "I couldn't love someo ... discuss

It has been a hectic, stressful past few days for our family.Instead of slowing down before Christmas, implementing my plans to de-clutter and clean up our little apartment in time for our little fami ... discuss

Thank you, Mama Erika, for our logo! :)"I’m co-hosting the Keeping Christ in Christmas Blog Carnival, with Raising (& Teaching) Little Saints, Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families.&n ... discuss

Good morning, everyone! :)Hope you all had a great long weekend. Just dropping by to let you know that Mathemagis, a Singapore Math enrichment center based here in the Philippines, will be holding a p ... discuss

Today is the last Sunday in our series on Vocation.  The word ‘vocation’ means, ‘calling.’  We have been called by God to be citizens, we have been called to our places of work, and ... discuss

e it is to be dismayed by the happiness of others and devastated by their good fortune. — Montesquieu The Spectacle Du Jour a couple weeks ago focused on a four-star General and the women in hi ... discuss

Rick and Karen Santorum are opposing the ratification of the United Nations convention  of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. They, along with Senator Lee of Utah and the Home School Legal ... discuss

I've written before about why I love Mommy Mundo. I love that Janice, the mom behind it, is so in touch with the needs of others, especially other moms. (I'm also privileged to count Janice as a ... discuss

The Feast of Christ the King is already next week, and do you know that that means? Advent will soon be here, which means Christmas is just around the corner! :) Hurray! :)To help us make these celebr ... discuss

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Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: As we consider the results of this week’s election, our priorities as social conservatives remain unchanged. We need to ... discuss

October has come and gone so quickly and it's already the FIFTH day of November! :) Oh my gosh! So much has happened and I haven't even had the time to catch my breath, nor catch up on pending blog po ... discuss

CCC 166 Faith is a personal act — the free response of the human person to the initiative of God who reveals himself. But faith is not an isolated act. No one can believe alone, just as no ... discuss

Joyce Arthur and the Pro-Choice Action Network (Pro-Can) are being sued by two Vancouver-area Crisis Pregnancy Centres.  They claims defendants defamed them in a 2009 report, "Exposing Crisis ... discuss

="MsoNormal">Barbara Curtis, beloved by husband, children, family, and friends worldwide died suddenly this week of a hemorrhagic stroke.  In death as in life, hers was orchestrated by Our Heave ... discuss

Dr Judy Mascolo and daughter Christina Anne LeI first met Dr Mascolo online through my blogs and she has become a good friend and trusted physician to my family. She speaks  on Culture of Life is ... discuss

On 1 October, Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, debated at University College Cork Philosophical Society on the subject of same-sex marriage. Also opposing same-sex marriage ... discuss

to Give I was having fun with the Halloween pictures with the kids, and the above link came up in my Facebook feed. I feel VERY SAD. I ca ... discuss

I've mentioned before that I've realized that I'm not cut out to be the retail/selling merchandise type of mompreneur. I'd rather be writing than selling products. :) So I took it upon myself to do wh ... discuss

“What do you say!” she barked loudly to her small daughter who had just received her do-nut. “Thank you,” the little one meekly replied.I know I did that to my kids too back in the 1970s, whic ... discuss

I'm over at's unBLOGGED section today, sharing yet again about how imperfect we are as parents... And yet, I still hope and pray that somehow, someday, by God's grace, our children will g ... discuss

 I will be speaking on Down syndrome and Eugenics on Saturday morning at 10:30 at a conference at Kellenberg High School in Uniondale, NY.  This is part of a massive two day conference ... discuss

The baby would likely be stillborn in the seventh or eighth month. If carried, miraculously, to term, it would suffer from Trisomy 18, likely Down syndrome and heart failure. It did not possess a nasa ... discuss

It’s really wonderful. There are no words to describe it. I mean, to say “It’s wonderful” sounds minuscule. get to see your baby for the first time, and they put him on your c ... discuss

If Aristotle’s Kid Had an iPod: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents by Conor Gallagher is a new book from TAN Books that I believe has been released today. This is kind of a cross between and int ... discuss

Logical fallacies, also known as non-sequiturs, abound in our postmodernist culture. If you are involved with pro-life ministry, you will hear the same clichés endlessly repeated by pro-abortion adv ... discuss

 Four moms (one of us a grandmama, two of us now Mamas-in-law) of a still growing brood (three of us, anyway) of nearly 40 kids combined (so far), write about topics related to parenting, mothering, ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, America’s leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, is at it again. Increasingly notorious for its massive abortion ... discuss

As a one-time college debater, part-time blogger, and future law student, I am constantly on the watch for questions in need of an answer (or answers in need of a refutation). But when I decided to di ... discuss

In my previous post, I asked this question: Cohabitation and divorce both have significant negative effects on child well-being. Since marital instability is a commonly reported cause of divorce, shou ... discuss

Below are the notes which formed the foundation of my opening remarks for the panel discussion on engaging twenty and thirty-somethings in the congregation. I will be posting more resources as links a ... discuss

Unfortunately, no. The simple definition of a Christian worldview is to see all of life through the eyes of Christ (whether it be marriage, parenting, politics, work, etc.); causing believers to wa ... discuss

For most families, college is the acid test of their parenting, the point when independence is finally granted and the long years of helicopter parenting (hopefully) cease. In the aftermath of three g ... discuss

In a 2004 New York Times opinion piece, Professor Don Browning of the University of Chicago said this of same-sex parenting: “[W]e know next to nothing” about its effect on children. Large-scale s ... discuss

I was supposed to post this earlier but, as you know, my/our schedule this week was totally jumbled up when hubby got sick. He was diagnosed first with a urinary tract infection then later on with den ... discuss

One of the numerous varieties of shingles could be the concrete ceiling shingles. It is among the most often used products for roofs. In fact, about 4-fifths of houses in the usa have concrete roofing ... discuss




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